Since losing the 2015 DFB Cup final, Borussia Dortmund have not tasted defeat in any one of their nine Bundesliga meetings with VfL Wolfsburg and have dropped points against the Wolves only once (W8 D1). Here are the facts on Saturday's match in Wolfsburg.
- BVB have kept clean sheets in their previous six Bundesliga meetings with Wolfsburg – a feat they have not managed against any other Bundesliga team.
- Borussia have won seven of their past 10 away games in Wolfsburg, including the last four in a row.
- The Black & Yellows took the lead in nine of those 10 away matches and scored 25 goals in total.
- Dortmund have the significantly superior overall head-to-head record, with 26 wins and nine defeats. The spoils have been shared on 10 occasions too.
- The Wolves have never lost five consecutive home games against a single opponent in their top-flight history.
VfL Wolfsburg facts
- The men from Lower Saxony are unbeaten in seven matches (W4 D3).
- However, VfL have won only one of their last five Bundesliga home games – a 4-0 victory over Mainz on 23 February.
- Wolfsburg have scored as many goals in their nine matches since the winter break as they did in the entire first half of the season (18).
- Renato Steffen's five goals this term have all come in this calendar year – no other Wolfsburg player has scored as many goals as him since Christmas.
- Not one player from the current VfL squad has a positive Bundesliga record in matches against BVB.
Borussia Dortmund facts
- BVB have taken 24 out of a possible 27 points in the second half of the season. Only Bayern have more (25).
- Only in the 2011/12 title-winning season did BVB have a better record after nine matches in the second half-season (25 points that season).
- New club records have been set: 72 goals in the opening 26 Bundesliga rounds and 31 goals in nine games in the second half of the season.
- Borussia have emerged victorious from three of their last four Bundesliga away games.
- Roman Bürki has won seven of his eight Bundesliga appearances against Wolfsburg in a BVB shirt (one draw) and conceded only three goals in those eight games. (br)